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The World’s 10 Outrageously Expensive Dishes

/ May 23, 2014

There are expensive foods with Kobe beef and gourmet lobsters, but there also extremely expensive dishes with edible gold leaf flakes that could cost thousands of dollars per serving.

Here are the top 10 outrageously expensive food in the world:

1.  Italian White Alba Truffles – $160,406

Truffles are known to be very expensive items, but the most valuable is the Italian white Alba. This Truffle is very difficult to cultivate, which is why it is very expensive. A white Alba truffle was once sold for more than $160,000 by a Hong Kong businessman.

2. Chocolate Pudding of Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, England – $35,000

This is made out of the best quality chocolate on Earth, it is molded into a Fabergé egg shape and it is served on champagne jelly. But it is the edible golden leaf that makes this dish outrageously expensive.

3. Almas Caviar – $25,000

Caviars are known to be rare, but Almas caviar is a food item from Iran which is extremely rare, which explains the ridiculously luxurious price. If you can’t afford the dish, you can taste a slice for $1,250.

4. Yubari King Melons – $22,872

This is very expensive because it has a distinct proportion and sweetness that you will not find anywhere else in the world.


5. Densuke Black Watermelon – $6,100

This is a very rare black watermelon that can only be found in Hokkaido, Japan. One harvest will only yield about several dozens of this fruit.


6. Domenico Crolla’s Pizza Royale 007 – $4,200

Scottish chef Domenico Crolla has a great reputation of putting portraits on the pizzas he bake and the most expensive one is the Pizza Royal. It is filled with eccentric toppings and it has 24-carat gold flakes.


7. Bombay Brassiere’s Samundari Khazana Curry – $3,200

This dish has exotic foods and it has a Scottish lobster coated by gold.


8. Craftsteak’s Waygu Ribeye Steak – $2,800

This food has very high content of omega-6 fatty acids and omega-3. The Kobe raised in Hyogo, Japan is the best in the world because they are regularly massaged to make sure their meat remain as tender as can be.


9. White Truffle and Gold Pizza – Margo’s Malta – $2,420

This pizza has white truffles, buffalo mozzarella and a 24-carat edible gold leaf.


10. Westin Hotel Bagel of New York City – $1,000

It has cream cheese, Lox, smoked salmon, caviar are great bagel toppings. But in Westin Hotel, they added goji berry-infused Riesling jelly, white truffle cream cheese, and of course, edible gold leaves.